Mini Tales of Xena and Gabrielle

By IseQween

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A few years ago, Wishes (Judith K. Parker) read The World's Shortest Stories, edited by Steve Moss (Running Press, Philadelphia, 1998), and challenged fans to write 55-word Xena: Warrior Princess fiction (hosted by The Royal Academy of Bards at academyofbards.org), which inspired the following. -- IQ

 

PERFECT II

(April 2007)

"`Im the ultimate fantasy. Some obsession, eh?"

"Mmhm."

Gabrielle pointed to the constellation shaped like that illusive fish Xenad launched into the heavens with the Mystic Diamond in its mouth. "Should feed yours forever."

"Same as that perfect star in the night sky can always remind folks of you."

"As what? Bait?"

"Works for me."

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